By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Tuesday evening, TSA screeners found two separate firearms at the main security checkpoint of Pittsburgh International Airport.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Girl From Pennsylvania Need 42 Stitches After Suspected Shark Attack In Maryland
According to Allegheny County police, just after 5:30 p.m., a loaded .25 caliber handgun was found in a passenger’s purse.
The woman, 21-year-old Jadayia Kursh of Arkansas had the gun but did not possess a valid concealed carry permit and had left the gun in her purse inadvertently.
The FBI was notified and Kursh has been transported to the Allegheny County Jail.READ MORE: Penn State University Now Requiring Masks On All Campuses While Indoors
An hour later, a 9mm handgun was found in a passenger’s carry-on bag at the main security checkpoint.
It was determined the 34-year-old man did have a valid concealed carry permit and left the gun in his bag.
The passenger was permitted to fly but the Allegheny County Police are now in possession of the gun.MORE NEWS: Community Leaders Offer Solutions To Curb Violent Crime In Pittsburgh
Charges not expected to be brought against the man.